Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/10): Terry Funk wins NWA World title

1915

Sioux City, Iowa:
– World Heavyweight Champion Joe Stecher defeated Paul Martinson in 2 straight falls to retain the title

1953

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Johnny Valentine beat Lenny Montana to capture the Central States Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls 

1957

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– The Atomic Blonds (Johnny Valentine & Chet Wallich) defeated Joe & Guy Brunetti for the NWA World Tag Team Titles 

1966

Sydney, Australia:
– George & Sandy Scott defeated Ray Stevens & Art Nelson to win the IWA tag team titles

1968

Miami, Florida:
– The Medics (Billy Garrett & Jim Starr) defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Jose Lothario in the finals of a tournament to become the first NWA Florida Tag Team Champions

1971

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Ray Stevens by DQ
– Larry Hennig beat Dr X
– Lars Anderson beat Joe Blanchard

1973

Tokyo, Japan:
– Antonio Inoki defeated Johnny Powers for the NWF World Heavyweight Title 

1975

Miami, Florida:
– Terry Funk defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

1976

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Verne Gagne
– Mad Dog Vachon beat Bill Francis by DQ
– Greg Gagne beat Pierre Poisson
– Pedro Morales beat Ray Stevens by DQ
– Jim Brunzell beat Roger Kirby

1977

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Don Kent defeated Lanny Poffo to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title

1978

Los Angeles, California:
– Steve Keirn defeatd Chavo Guerrero to win the All Japan International Jr. Heavyweight title

1979

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat CWA Champion Jerry Lawler by DQ
– Sonny King & Tojo Yamamoto beat Rick Morton & Big Red
– Paul Ellering & Billy Robinson beat The Assassins
– Koko Ware beat Super Destroyer
– Steve Regal beat Ken Wayne

1980 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Antonio Inoki & Bob Backlund defeated Hulk Hogan & Stan Hansen in the finals of a tournament to win New Japan’s first annual MSG Tag League

1981

Oakland, California:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Tito Santana
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell & Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
– Judy Martin beat Joyce Grable
– Ken Patera beat Buck Zumhofe
– Bobby Heenan beat Roger Kirby

Tokyo, Japan:
– Andre The Giant & Rene Goulet defeated Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami in the finals of a tournament to win New Japan’s annual MSG Tag League

1982

Tokyo, Japan:
– Antonio Inoki & Hulk Hogan defeated Killer Khan & Tiger Toguchi in the finals of a tournament to win New Japan’s annual MSG Tag League

1984 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Mark & Brad Batten beat The Nightmares
– Mike Sharpe beat Lanny Poffo
– Randy Savage beat CWA International Champ Eddie Gilbert via DQ
– The Terminators beat Jerry Bryant & Johnny King
– National Tag Champs Bill & Scott Irwin beat Tommy Rich & Jimmy Valiant
– The Interns beat Tim Ashley & Randy Savage
– Jerry Lawler beat Rick Rude via DQ

1985

Tokyo, Japan:
– Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi 

1991

London, England:
– Jimmy Garvin defeated Steve Regal
– Michael Hayes pinned the Diamond Studd
– Johnny B. Badd pinned Terrance Taylor
– Sting, Bill Kazmaier & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW US Champion Rick rude, Mr. Hughes & Oz
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko
– WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned PN News 

Croydon, England:
– Robbie Brookside defeated Danny Collins in a tournament final to win the Middleweight title

1993 

Wise, Virginia:
– Tracy Smothers drew Chris Candido
– Prince Kharis TKO Bobby Blaze
– The Rock-n-Roll Express NC Moondogs Rex & Spot
– Ron & Don Harris beat Killer Kyle, Jimmy Del Rey, & Jim Cornette in a handicap match
– The Dirty White Boy beat SMW Champ Brian Lee via DQ
– Tracy Smothers won a bunkhouse battle royal

Nagoya, Japan:
– Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Shinjiro Otani
– Michiyoshi Ohara defeated Satoshi Kojima
– The Great Kabuki & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Black Cat & El Samurai
– Super Strong Machine & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Shiro Koshinaka & Tatsutoshi Goto
– Masahiro Chono & Hiroshi Hase defeated Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Yuki Ishikawa
– Jushin Liger defeated Masashi Aoyagi
– Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Kengo Kimura

1994 

Morristown, Tennessee:
– Tracy Smothers pinned Bryant Anderson
– The Dirty White Boy & Ron Wright beat Jim Cornette & Bruiser Bedlam
– Tracy Smothers & The Mongolian Stomper beat Chris Candido & Boo Bradley
– The Gangstas beat The Rock-n-Roll Express via pinfall in a ghetto street fight match

Tokyo, Japan:
– Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi defeated Steve Williams & Johnny Ace

1995

Tokyo, Japan:
– Combat Toyoda defeated Shark Tsuchiya to win the FMW Independent World Women’s Title

1999

Osaka, Japan:
– Genichiro Tenryu defeated Keiji Mutoh to win New Japan IWGP Title

2000 

WWF Armageddon: Birmingham, Alabama:
– WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero, & Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) defeated Lita, Matt & Jeff Hardy in an elimination match 
– WWF European Champion William Regal pinned Hardcore Holly 
– Val Venis (w/ WWF Women’s Champion Ivory) pinned Chyna 
– Chris Jericho defeated Kane in a Last Man Standing match 
– Edge & Christian defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Goodfather & Bull Buchanon (w/ Steven Richards), the Road Dogg & K- 
  Kwick, and the Dudley Boyz to win the titles 
– Chris Benoit defeated WWF IC Champion Billy Gunn to win the title 
– WWF Women’s Champion Ivory defeated Trish Stratus and Molly Holly 
– WWF World Champion Kurt Angle defeated Steve Austin, Rikishi, the Undertaker, the Rock, and Triple H in a Hell in a Cell

2006

Tokyo, Japan:
– Mitusharu Misawa defeated Naomichi Marafuji to win the GHC title

2007

WWE Monday Night Raw: Bridgeport, Conneticut:
– Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch to win the WWE Tag Team Titles

2017

O’Fallon, Missouri:
– Christian Rose beat Mike Outlaw
– Everett Connors & Rasheed Ali beat Buddy Shepherd & Javy Torres
– Dak Draper beat Lionel Howlett
– Davey Vega & Mat Fithcett defeated Jet Royal & Anthony Gutierrez
– Thor Theriot beat Thomas Shire
– Jack Foster beat Maverick by DQ
– Savanna Stone won three-way over Marti Belle and Carolina Rodriguez
– Gary Jay beat Jeremy Wyatt by DQ